Apply for or renew free school meals and clothing grants

Apply for or renew free school meals and/or clothing and footwear grants.

To complete the application online you will be asked to provide the following:

  • Your benefit claim number (for renewals only)
  • Your child's name(s), date of birth and school attended
  • Your national insurance number
  • Your date of birth
  • Your bank account details (if necessary, depending on type of grant being applied for)

You should also note the verification that is requested on the application. After you submit the application, you should then also provide any verification required. These can be emailed to [email protected] or sent to Customer Services quoting your claim number and/or National Insurance number.

Find out how to send evidence using a smart device.